Mitchell Marsh dropped by Australia for series opener against India

India vs Australia Cheteshwar Pujara saves India the blushes after top order falls cheaply

India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday stressed that both the teams will indulge in intense competition in the four-match Test series against Australia starting from Thursday on December 6, 2018, but maintained the players will not cross any lines this time around.

The scandal in March has haunted Australian cricket, with Steve Smith and David Warner banned and a swathe of executives from the governing body axed or falling on their swords in the aftermath.

The same could be said of Head (36.8 and 30.5) who has always been in the sights of Cricket Australia as a player of promise.

"They're a good team and they've got a couple of great players and we will show them great respect".

India's past Test record in Australia is quite abysmal. "This being the first Test we think they'll do the job".

Marsh produced two centuries during last year's Ashes triumph and scored 96 in Australia's series-opening victory in South Africa, but he has managed just 110 runs from 11 Test innings since while being used sparingly as a bowler.

Either way, Paine acknowledged that arguably the key "chess match" of the series when Australia were in the field would involve India's efforts to attack Lyon in order to force him to bring his fast men back earlier than intended. We are not going to take them lightly at all.

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Without Marsh in the team, captaincy duties would be most likely to fall to the limited-overs captain Aaron Finch or one of the state captains Usman Khawaja (Queensland) or Travis Head (South Australia) in the event of Paine suffering an injury.

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For a team that has traditionally been renowned for an over-reliance on spin, India have finally built a pace attack that ranks alongside the best in the world.

"There were some very tight Test matches and we lost some big moments badly which cost us the series", said Shastri. "I'm sensing India feel that", Langer told SEN's Whately.

"We've been through so much in the last nine months". "Again, the workload on the guys will play (a part) in the absence of the all-rounder. but that's something that's already been discussed and they should look forward, not think of it as a burden or think things are tough".

India: Virat Kohli (captain), Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Parthiv Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

"All our three quicks go in really fresh, so we've got confidence in them", he said.

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